Book News - National Poetry Month! - from Nederland Community Library
Book News - National Poetry Month! - from Nederland Community Library
April 2021
Book News

New Titles at NCL


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Here are a few of the titles on our online lists
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NATIONAL POETRY MONTH


Kimono Mountain

by Mike Parker
A collection of poems by local Ward poet Mike Parker.

The Facts at Dog Tank Spring

by Andrew Schelling
Andrew Schelling's first book of poetry in seven years.
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MYSTERY


The Hiding Place (Mercy & Elvis #3)


by Paula Munier
A riveting, fast-paced mystery thriller about family and small-town secrets, rife with intrigue, action, resilient characters, the mountains of Vermont, and two amazing dogs.


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NON-FICTION


Off the Charts: What I Learned from My Almost Fabulous Life in Music


by Kat Goldman

So you want to make it as a singer-songwriter? Kat Goldman has been there, almost to the very top, and now she's back with sage advice and hilarious behind-the-scenes stories from a lifetime of toil in the dive bars and legendary venues of the contemporary music scene.

How to Resist Amazon and Why


by Danny Caine

An insightful and well-researched manifesto about the real threat the Amazon monopoly poses to small businesses, warehouse workers, online privacy, and equitable consumerism.

When Women Invented Television: the untold story of the female powerhouses who pioneered the way we watch today


by Jennifer Armstrong

“With crisp, electrifying prose, Armstrong recounts the hard work and struggles of four women trailblazers who shaped the dawn of television....Armstrong deftly illustrates how this quartet of women battled skepticism, sexism, and even the infamous Cold War blacklist to become vital players in the burgeoning days of the small screen.” -- Booklist (starred review)

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FICTION


Sooley


by John Grisham

Grisham’s newest, a departure from crime novels, is an intensely moving story centered on a South Sudanese teenage athlete whose homeland -- and family --  implode with violence while he is in the U.S. His family’s safety and future come to hinge on his skills and determination on the basketball court.

The Committed


by Viet Thanh Nguyen

A sumptuous sequel to The Sympathizer . . . The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist captures, with grace and restraint, the foibles of two young men caught in a duel between East and West in the vibrant self-centeredness of 1980s Paris.

When the Stars Go Dark


by Paula McLain

"McLain weaves together actual cases of missing persons, trauma theory, and a touch of the metaphysical in this gripping tale that will keep you up all night, muttering 'just one more chapter' to yourself." --E!


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BOOKS FOR THE JUVENILE CROWD


Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes


by Suzanne Collins

Revisit the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games.

Connect the Dots


by Keith Calabrese

Twelve-year-olds Oliver Beane and Frankie Figge are starting middle school in their suburban town of Lake Grove Glen, but from the beginning things seem a little weird, and somehow it all leads back to Preston Oglethorpe, a former student genius at their school who won the Nobel prize in Physics for his work in applied chaos theory at twenty-eight, and then mysteriously disappeared--and if the boys (and Matilda) can just connect the dots maybe they can figure out who or what is manipulating their lives, and why.

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